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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 31, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. l.ETHURIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECKMIiKK 31, 19111 CEXTS MJ.MIiER 17 uuS" Fatal Consequences of Fesliv- ities iu the South-east Country LEIT IN STABLE Fire Started in a Mysterious of Horses Burned, Too Way- CONSERVATIVE BY ACCLAMATION Yo-J; Dec-. N'oiahi- attouj -re heltl today for Uic In fill the federal vacaif- i-aased by. the eltva- tion >l o. a. Trockeit lo the benc'. Tho Liberals :ioi a candidate, and Mcl-oo'd, iirovlnclal f Nev." noinhr. h'oii. J; sccrcu.: ..I mswjck, ac- 'i; Prog lakl of A Chriblmas jumtoree which endcil fatally, in a most rccu- liar way, has just filtered through from Pendant rte Orcillc, 15 miles rast of Milk River, and south mf Had Water lake. A party of Norwegians having a very merry Christmas day, one "of the number, Emery Field, fcgrd about thirty years, imbibcil a trifle too much 01 the cheer vas taken to bam, laid on a pile i-f oat bundlrs, covered wilh-liliinkets and left to sleep off the effects of Ihe rfrbauc-h. In some im account able tnaii- ner, tiic barn, which was inadc al uioif entirely out of flax straw, vas srt ti fire, before Ihe parly re'al- ucJ what iiail happened, Pjclii was burncJ to a ccjsp, 'ilong with four Lead ol horses ami innumerable tauni ulcnsils. The nccidenl occurred on Christnus or just aflcr 13 on the morning of the 36th. 1'jclil was a visitor in (he nciglihor- wild his cousin Carl I-'jcfd. ,1'hfso two men went to ths home oS 'Alfred Ujornson, where .the festivities already in The victim was the lirst- to EJC afiecled by Die hunzr, and it was thought best to place htm would "ue i Pcrior En. inailc- hy l> members oi-'lhe jiarty, lo Ihe-barn, lEcn to he'was aU right', and be was found on each occasion to be a ?rar. sleeping. the place was oaal rre-rl on furc, N'cls Anderson, and one Partlf or two others fought their way into Desidi the barn, called frantically for >'a companion, but no answer was re- hundred; reived, and for rt time it was thought Vompleti thai- he might have escaped, ar.d an .hritlg- ciTort lo save the horses was made, 1 two out uf.lhcLsix in ham heing have rescued; Hyt- when Ihe smoke was: away, Kjeld's biackcnerl mm irgest Construction ie Company U'innijifl Ihb have c tion p company I miilnight, railway T-'ill fgeat constriic- undertaken by the west of Lake Su- An Important Action in Police Court Men Were Fined WARNING GIVEN >racticc is Dangerous as Mines Are Liable to be Flooded Those who have been getting their winter's supply of coal from a mine on the bank of Iho river, of the big bridge, without ha-ving any lease on tho land ivhatevei; v.cre abruiitiy stopped yesterday, baled into police court this morning and fjned. The mineral rights belong to the Crown, llio laud is within the cliy limits, no leases will lie granted, aud atlde Trom the illegal phase of the question, U is claimed tbnt the tunnelling might cause severe losses to tim Gait mines from fine-dins, in the event of water, from the danger to life which such a. flood 'tvoiild cause to miners working in the C.P.R. mine on the opposile'fiMo of the river. Hwiry Zpgler, Walter Whitney and If. Martin were '.ho offenders. lpr and 'were fined i) and found in tlic cntiicly mi- Fort This e: The tjsrn was hyrneil 10--today, the groiind, as. there was no means 'we shall of sating any of ii. Hater was I branch lir and tlie totals nnd forks .were ,stecl. insiilc. The position jn which the "HesiuV lioily was foynil, vouTil inuicate thai 'ing we each_by jlie ntagletrafCj merely grade a to themselves and the was lct 9ff ponded sentence, as he had only lak- en coal frora the mine in buckets." Tho action was commenced by the Crown, Mr. C. Ires appearing na counsel Tor Ihe proEcculion. In addressing the magistrate. Mr. Ives said, in part: "The object of these Informations is lo warn, not ciily thc5e men, but the public in that where coat mining rights of Uie Crown aro not under lease to the parties operating them, they must not be- trespassed npun. In connec- tion with this ijirojxifty, there1 is a reason why it. .should not bo worked, and that is that if the Inn- netting were continued, ii would have the oflecl, in. tho ovent c' liijjh.water ruch 33 "we iiavo had In the iilcs'ballasteJ, making 2.472 mik's-uf ad- j either, completed or new constmctioji, the -nvTEanscona, ('S7 ol track h.ive UCI-H nd the new double track nllineiion over the Red I- niHl.on bushels capacity to elevator "D" at !iig year's SfiHgir-e-I'iesitient Uro. Bury fhen nest spring opens hundred niilos and roaily in ftoiihle track- -Tane considerable heart Bushels Have Crossed the Line From This Dis- tilcl Recently Commissioner J. EDWARD STARR Of the Juvenile Court, Toronto, whs j died, the day before Christmas OPPOSED RECIPROCITY v MIN'ES TO The Diamond uibies will Eoon'be In lull g-Ains ag- As Eooii as a iiurap. which Is OUL of order, is repaired (he whistles will blow and all win he activity again. Mr. Uram- ling is acting manager, and it is expected to v.-prt a full shift in a few days. But They Find Uncle Sam's Market a Regular Profit Maker BUILDING BYLAW One. of the firsi tilths the no" will have v 10 'A ill he a new buiidiiif; D'.iildiiig in- spettor .Vetch is UGH- working ilte uniform building by- Jaw for Western cites draft- rd last r si a tan UL all buiMint inspectors v f.1. Moslem ellk's. This is be- ius adapted to needs of Let hi ridge, and will submitted lo tho sion at an cnrly date. v v v 24 iiOORS Temporary Steel Tube in the Conduit Failed to Serve ifs Purpose Installation of Officers of Four Lodges Took New Men at the Helm Wcybuin-Letiihrinse Probably flooding irrojcrly under tills al Ojrrent-Uasstrin line. -'other Mg sanaa oi aud inile tunnel under. 'Ws "fe jn. addition, that will br, completed is the reason the Crown is nulling a Bloji to the actions of these men. The lUiarlly Lrcdge niol to do non- land in question IE not leased to lo mcn their clioicc. T ig west of Uic lake TraMformed, for the lime being1, into a masonic lodge room, Ibe Sons of England Hall was last uiyht tiie ?ceiio of the annual installation of the Masters of four Masonic lodges, nnd the investiture- of their respective officers. This event should have tak- es place on tiie armirersary of Saint Johii the Baplist, December -T, but this dato falling on a Saturday, it 'was decided to hold the ceremony last night, when about one hundred fifty brethren of Xonh stnr lodge 4, Lodge Xo. 30, Diamond City lodge No, 05, and onrpiAi CTnpi( Thai net only Alberta farmery but 01 L UlnL U I.UUIl millers and grain well, aro taking advantage of American I markets, desinto the countervailing i tariff, to profit, is ;ni establis fatt. H is a ditiicuit matter iu tabllEh the exact amcuni from (tin [jrovincn this ial! anil win- ter, bat figures covering the Jjelh- bridge were secured yester- day by ihe Herald froin a source where an accurate check oa all meiU3 crossing tlio border aro Kept, Suggestion of Well KnOWfl SkeCD Ul> lo Uie present limp, since the re- vision the American tariff, approxi- mately bushels of yraiti of al! Minis have ente-rtd tho American j market, from this district, j At first tho rhipments were scat- j tereri, as they -n-t-re sent more as I ers than'with anv inlention to I ,Advlsl; reap a urofit. The shippers uantcrt lo find oaffdr Uieiusclvw Just what lcre 8011th on Loalls Man Complied With by Ihe C. P. R. the result would be, and the fad ihat subsKiuent shipments Increased iri n on numlier, bears teFtimony to the eia's of market the products met on, the other side. Ono.of ihe significant facls in .connection with this. movement, is that individual shippers were the most ardent ariti-reciprocity of ranch Sue h is (he ini'ormiujqii cbnlaiiiefl in a telegram from Divisional Buj j'. M. Cameron at Jledi" Hat to Trainmaster Gordon here. "It comes Iu reply to au interview In Uiu Horald on Uecemler 21, given by Jl. advocates in ISI1, They hsve ship- ped all out twenty-five carloads, most- ly netting cents per bushel en ih D shl jtin en Is, af the six cents per; bushel duly. With the six cents .added.' to the 27, plus thu j -freight end nvo OI1 every !bushel in weight, or C'J per cent., which is about two cents a bushel, .together with the fact that it is allo- jj' gelher likely that at least one- graile would be added, (be. nriwi jjer bUEliel would be from two to three ceMs In excess of tho Canadian r.iarket. Thero be some cor.lpution as to tho grades. American buyers claim tliat their sradcs Bro much high- every inonUi in ihe year rather t l1'" C. Harvey, the wtll-hnoivn" s o' Haymond, in which he comjrtained nf jioor facilities for Eliippins" live vocatcd a Krcfitock.tratti once a week. The company officials hero- stato that tho special loading days have Ijten in force for some lime. The C. P. R. ts aa anxious ng anyone- elei promote tho livestock this province. It. is the aim of t'ue highest officials ol the hlgitra'necon Uncfital to build njr the livestock business because it good businc-as for tho railways. A well-stocked coun- try means freighl for'the company one, ar.d no ono has j vrliat- POWER FROM WINNIPEG .M.ni., Dec Kic-ct Iliighcs and Controller Pucker- Ing, of nraiirton. this murnitis inter- ncw viewed Mayor Deacon anJ Controller jvicc-prcsid focliburn to armiRo tcnns lWhpTC hc under which Brandon city and tries may ncquiro power rrom in f! 1 pep city power plant. Prospects nre A A good for an agrcen-.enl wlilcli. while to Winnipeg, supply vfll] power at much reduced _ _.ed to to lifat oul first Calcary, and to Ihe. i v lrL tiic Vancouver ltWBniaI o there nod take conl with- Tlie ied if possible be imposed pier. Xri -vill he in hrlore thn these cases, or such nominal jien- PrcsitJrnt IiranUon rates. WINNIPEG'S BUILDING RECORD FOR Winnipeg. Mon. Dee. year's permits for Ibe eltj- of Win- nipeg lolnl Cc roquisilions for r.tKt .t. leaves leaves inny of two F In v v DREY'S TOUR ee. Circy anuavy 8, for !Vy, January S, for a world lour Induration. IT tf 1 roofs ol New York, Klghl persons, cues five men and three nomen, kill- latlcrs. A td in nn cariy t-sfincn! lire at Monroe street, in the rasl side district Fiitecri per- frjT.s injurfil, four seriously 115- j'jnpini; Ironi f.sejprs. .Ttc rue started on the gru'-iiui fluor, inltini; ofl hy Ihe Mairvvay. An l.oiir hefore '.Uun Ifiinnts in 1l.c lioiwe. were arm-sed hy the USE FIRE J.rrir.ru tu i.iisc- ally :is your-yVorshUf may'deem i per." The main rr-ason why this land will not he leased is because of the dan- ger from tunnelling, while it is also not to grant leases 'within any corporate city limits. MltlilN SHOUTED AT THE CHR1SMAS ENTERTAIN- MEN AT CALUMET Calumet, flee. 31.-0. N, Hilton, rliiet counsel for tlic Western P'cdcration of Miners, lonay cxpccUrt to produce witnesses would tn- tahlish the identify of I'ic.Man who shouted "fire" al the Christmas Eve nfilc tiirir escape over rclebration, causing a. panic, ipsuH- lining tenement lious- in tlic Heath ol 12 persons. alter and five. :ji her i.rl rnurn, Md.'C th: f iiia.lfj lifni'. in ll-.e hill v.-tn taVen I Sir. tlillwi ycUfidaj l 'In- 1l.c lioiwe. were arm-sed hy the ni persons in the slrrci. TiMling es- IelShen iiromieed the VAtivrs of Kaskaichewen to come to thla province- for a series of throo He vlll first at Moctc Jaw, on January S, at Saskatoon on January 9, and at Kcglna on luc following day...-, GAS FOP THE NORTH SIDE Though it may not be generally North Lethbridge retld- cnls have never enjoyed Iht ccrr.' fort ol gat. connections, though gas has been In use here for.ovir a year. However, it is stated that the company has plans under way for extensive to ihtfr mains in that part of the city, aft-r the firit ol the year, as aa His can be Undertaken, mains b> placed on' the main streets in that part of the city, and connec- tions furnished. The" wOrk a con- sid'e.rable sum nr.oney. JOINT GAVE AWAY Damages Askeel From Cily for Losses Sustained on Account of Fire Uec. will iave no water for another twenty- our accoidiuy to the report rom tlie city hall.' Tha "water iuio the rciialred cbnflult at o'clock this morning. AM vent until the pumps were started. They had teen, naming about trn uinntes when tho Joint between tho euiporaiy iron pipe ineerted in tbe conduit at the city end of lha breaJr gave way. immediately poured through the break, and llio filHng of ce- ment and tar, uot .sufficiently hard- to withstand tho pressure, gave way easily before Hie rush of -water. There was, of'course; delay in get- ting word, stalion, and before thy pressure of the pumps could be halted, so much of, Uie fill- ing had been lorn away aa to ir.afce the. lowest predicllon of the time toe repairs twenty-four hours. Secretary Hoivgatc; o! the Canadian Fire Underwriters1 association rush- ed inspectors lo tte sjioi as soon" aa! news of the new -hreak hjin." "I do not the condition is he taid, "but it niay lie-, if the flow of rushing water cannot ba 'slopped' in time." The Fire I'nderwriters latest liuk letin oo the follows: ler turned in at 4.45 o'clock this morning. Pumps 5 and 7- slopped hick oi wnier.' and oti ex- nminatiou it v.-as found tlierc was a' Ihe Junciion of "tlio, steel pipe and the concreta-cczrhdV. Not :i break, h-jL a leakage." Apirarentiy au.effort was made by parlies al the pumping station and iu the vicinity of the worn, to keep the. real coiidilion of affairs from Ihe pub-, IIP. Those at the lumping station, rleriied flatly all knowledge break- or leak, hut admitted on being qu'ea-' Honed tlia.1 they were not receiving; wafer early this morning. The city hall had no official Inform- ation until nearly lea o'clock. Chief; i-Jtirjitiecr Jania released his wontmcjiC1 and started hfa efforts to stop the IcaV. Xo official statement from" ihe engineer as to details hag been" ghen out. CJalm Against Cily Tiic t'aim to be pretexted fit Stirling Ihnt ht. have ep loaded in ten mimics more, as he claims, they vronlil held tlic Carustou freight, llici] in rjio yards ft-: Win. the titno any sfilpper In lias ten or more cars of io ship, thR wfil be.cnlv too plpascd to pivo him a special frelshl for nuick ciclivery." New thai i fir antes for livrstock siilpuiC'ntB off tne suulii branches are it EluxiIJ Lot taic long to .imooMi over :iny liilln be- tween tbe romrnrtv and the shipprrs nr.'l rrako (he livestock trains tliG most imj.orlnnt of the week. PARIS TO CAIRO BY AIR Cairo, tvrypl, I'cc. rint'S. French aviator, arrived at C'aiio j I'alrrday. tlius briiigtnx to a a-jctisfful a fli.zht of "nearly 3000 bcg.'ui several wneks ni In MR air voyase. VedrlttPs made Jnclutlins Vien Holid. Corisiar.tinople and Ueirji. ainsl the eUy for loss occasioned by. the lack of water will ue tliai. of tte on-ncrs of motor cars which wero de-r iytd in the fire that gutted lha uiises of the Aulo and Garage, Limited, Ontario 'Streot; on Monday af- ternoon. Ttin owners, who their loss" at nro to meet the controllers loday with the intention of asking at steps tho latter intend to lake lu iudsmnify UJORJ. In addition to .the loss duo to cars entirely dcstrojed. owners of cftcs damagerj by five ami 'water estimate their to bs 000, wijilc tho Auto and (Jarjgo Co stale that their damage amounts to Few Working at Shops Conditions at the Angus sliops lo- Oay nrc the same as yes- terday. Xo water was obtainable ami only coinp.iraliyfiy few mon arc It Is now probable tint tlic works will nol be fully opened itp un- til This eniall heavy loss, aud IT POUIP cases actual hard- ship, to of employees- THE TANGO CRAZE IS ALL OVER Louden, Dec. the amiifament worM Uu- miin devclopmenl Is HIP of the tango. This craze v.-as tlie sliorttst and sTiarpe.-t o" record, For one month London talked hut tango. Thousands of mainly nf Uic middle-class suburban women, crowded thfi thculres eACh'aftei- noon far tansc teaa. Hocltty frequently had supjiers rcstauf ar.ta. Ir.ngo tc-acUeri got Great heH afternooi Inslnictlon Kvcryonc, fronf gh-is lo duclicsses leanic'l tho.tango. Tr.day the boom-is dead. People say the dance'pas too difficult for gtn< rrni -rise. There are it wiil be lim cibiuel. li.inclngM'. favorite rppreatton tliia winter. Morf r-ublic and balli Ltlng lielJ than ever before. ;